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The Legacy of Tibhirine

The Legacy of Tibhirine

A Short film by Emmanuel Audrain

Produced by Mille et Une Films

Production year : 2006

    Synopsis

    In March, 1996, at the height of the battle between the Islamists of the GIA and the Algerian State, seven French monks of the monastery of Tibhirine are kidnapped. They are later found knifed. During these years of civil war, more than hundred thousand Algerians and many Westerners were murdered. Nevertheless, these directly threatened people decided not to leave their monastery. At the time of the tenth anniversary of their death, the movie investigates the reasons for which they stayed.

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Mille et Une Films

    Photos

    Full credits (6)

    Executive Producer :

    Gilles Padovani

    Director of Photography :

    Emmanuel Audrain

    Editor :

    Michèle Loncol

    Screenwriter :

    Emmanuel Audrain

    Production Manager :

    Gilles Padovani

    Sound Editor :

    Frédéric Hamelin

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Sub-genre :

    Auteur documentary, Research - Experimental

    Themes :

    Identity, Religion

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2006

    Runtime :

    52 min

    Visa number :

    127.465

    Visa issue date :

    17/11/2010

    Production formats :

    DV-CAM

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    4/3

    Audio format :

    Dolby

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director